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AAM220 - Cinemas and Cultures

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Star

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit provides an introduction to established and emerging national, transnational and global cinemas of the Asia-Pacific, Africa, South-East Asia, India, the Middle East, Eastern and Western Europe and Canada. It includes indigenous, exilic and diasporic, counter-cinema, and global perspectives, productions, and alternative cinema practices. Cultural industries and counter cinemas are located as struggles for differentiated cultural representations in relation to entertainment industry agendas, and hegemonic or politically controlled cinemas. It offers a broad perspective on film practices from aesthetics and cultural expression to issues of position, power and privilege, voice, and reception.


On campus:

Essay 2000 words (50%), In Class Test 2000 words equivalent (50%)


Off campus:

Essay 2000 words (50%), Online Test 2000 words equivalent (50%)

Unit Fee Information

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